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Re: Vendor's support of Perl

by jZed (Prior)
on Nov 01, 2005 at 18:57 UTC ( #504695=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Vendor's support of Perl

I'm not quite sure where you are going with this, but are you aware that Patrick Galbraith, the current maintainer of DBD::mysql is an employee of MySQL AB, and paid to work on the DBD?

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Re^2: Vendor's support of Perl
by ghenry (Vicar) on Nov 01, 2005 at 22:00 UTC

    I think he needs to update the AUTHORS section then ;-)

    The current version of DBD::mysql is almost completely written by Jochen Wiedmann, and is now being maintained by Rudy Lippan ( The first version's author was Alligator Descartes (, who has been aided and abetted by Gary Shea, Andreas König and Tim Bunce amongst others.
    The Mysql module was originally written by Andreas König <>. The current version, mainly an emulation layer, is from Jochen Wiedmann.

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